Briarcliff, Texas

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Briarcliff, Texas

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High Points

Briarcliff strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Briarcliff Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Briarcliff Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Briarcliff Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Briarcliff People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Briarcliff College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Briarcliff Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Briarcliff Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Briarcliff, Texas

Comparing Briarcliff to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Briarcliff Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles NW of Austin, Texas
County Travis
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78669
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.407
Longitude -98.044

Briarcliff Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Briarcliff Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 895 100%
Male 457 51.1%
Female 438 48.9%
Under 18 204 22.8%
18+ 691 77.2%
65+ 79 8.8%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.86
White 853 95.3%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 20 2.2%
Mixed Race 13 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 7.4%

Estimated Briarcliff Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 845
Growth -50
Growth % -5.6%

Briarcliff Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
English 10.6%
Irish 8.9%
US/American 8.7%
Italian 4.8%
Scottish 4.1%
Polish 3.5%
Norwegian 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 2%
European 1.6%
British 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Swedish 1.1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Celtic 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Briarcliff, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Spicewood (78669)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Briarcliff 895 $82,507
Bee Cave 656 $130,028
Cedar Park 26,049 $70,587
Dripping Springs 1,548 $57,880
Jonestown 1,681 $47,708
Lago Vista 4,507 $62,114
Lakeway 8,002 $94,266
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